Average Executive Chef Salary in South Africa

R296,609
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R23,500
Bonus
R22,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Executive Chef in South Africa is R296,609.
10%
R25k
MEDIAN
R297k
90%
R605k
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Salary
R25k - R605k
Bonus
R2k - R110k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R23k
Total Pay
R46k - R624k

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Job Description for Executive Chef

Executive Chef Tasks
  • Develop menus, special dishes and supervise food preparation.
  • Oversee back of house labor percentages and budgets, cost of goods sold and other expenses.
  • Manage all food and beverage operations, quality and related costs.

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Popular Skills for Executive Chef

Skills in Menu Planning, Food Preparation, Budget Management and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef

An early career Executive Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R144,000 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Executive Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R177,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Executive Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R356,971 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R300,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 176 survey responses.
Early Career
14.8%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
42.6%
Late Career
25.0%

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